Sunday, February 20, 2011

Great Friends

You know how you have those friends who you can laugh your head off with and at the same time they are the ones that can tell it like it is.  Friends you can call when you need a truly honest opinion even if you may not like what they have to say?  Friends you can count on for being there for the great times and the not so great times. I treasure my friends that fall into this category.  Yesterday, I got to spend time with them.  Around lunch time, I headed out with Sandy for lunch, a manicure and pedicure.  A great time to catch up. 

Then for dinner, Pat and I headed over to our friends, Wes and Katie's, for an awesome dinner, lots of laughs, talks about how are children are growing up and then to see Just Go With It.  We had such a wonderful evening.  A perfect day...and a reminder...call and see my dear friends more often!

For Katie, rather than bring a bottle of wine, I decided to make a set of cards.  She is one of my crafting friends too...so I wanted to make her something she doesn't have.  I made two each of these cards.  The layouts are inspired by Lucy. I love how she always does a vertical panel down the middle of the card with a little stitching on the edges.  She makes so many gorgeous, clean, stunning cards.  These are also for the Wee Memories Challenge...tell us your inspiration.  I get tons of inspiration from blog land and especially Lucy.


Ingredients:  Verve Stamps; Ribbon: Stampin' Up: PTI Kraft Paper; Restoration Collection Crate Paper and Border Stickers

12 comments:

Laurel said...

Gorgeous cards! Thanks for playing at Wee Memories!

Barb said...

Great post, Lynn! Friends really are so special. Love theses cards! I can see Lucy's influence here. I'll bet Katie loved them!

Karen B. said...

Lovely use of Crate Paper, and I agree that friends are special.

Maureen said...

oh, wow, so beautiful, Lynn! LOVE how the white ribbon pops on each of them. And you know how I feel about the plain janes..."heart!" I love those experiences like you describe here...that's what it's all about, eh? hugs :)

Anonymous said...

Loved all them - great you could take the time for manicure and pedicure.

Aimes said...

Sounds like you've had a great weekend so far, Lynn! Bet your friend just loved this set of cards. Gotta agree that I'm a huge fan of Lucy's work too!
Hugs,
Aimes
x

Jay Gee said...

Sounds like you had a perfect day Lynn :) The set of cards you made are gorgeous.

Giovana said...

Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at Wee Memories this week.

Dana said...

These are terrific! I love the colors!

Amy said...

I'm sure your friend appreciated these works of art rather than some wine! (although wine is nice too!) These are beautiful!!

kbecker2 said...

I so love the lovely cards....but even more, we loved spending a great evening with you and pat!!!!

Jinny Newlin said...

These are gorgeous, Lynn! And I'm sure that they were gratefully received. What a great friend you are! Thank you so much for playing along, this week, in Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!